American Federation of Teachers

"Like Me"
60 sec. ad run
in VA starting approx. Oct. 20, 2008.


Chris: I’m a special education teacher.

Deborah: I’m a pre-K teacher in Norfolk, Virginia.

Karen: I’ve been teaching art for over 25 years.

Deborah: I really want them to have the best…

Karen: These are challenging times.

Deborah: I could see the struggles that the families are facing…

Chris: The past eight years… it’s been pretty rough…

Deborah: George Bush and John McCain have taken us off course.

Karen: John McCain is not really in touch…

Deborah: McCain is not the answer.

Chris: I think it’s definitely time for Barack Obama for President.

Announcer: Barack Obama. Running for President with a bold plan to jumpstart our economy... putting middle class families first... making sure our kids get a good education as the foundation for a bright future.

Karen: Barack Obama is someone who stands behind better health care and better education

Chris: Barack wants to help people like me.

Deborah: On November 4th I’m gonna get up early in the morning to vote.

Chris: I am supporting Barack Obama…

Karen: Barack Obama for President…

Deborah: I’m just feeling the excitement. (laughter)

Announcer: Paid for by the American Federation of Teachers AFL-CIO. Committee on Political Education 800-238-1133. And not authorized by any candidate or candidate's committee. AFTCOPE is responsible for the content of this advertising.